Recommended Course Reading

Taking a bar school course? then take a look at some our recommended reading to help you prepare.

Atkins. S and Broom. D (2001) Drink never mind the peanuts
Broom. D (2003) RUM
Crockett. A. S (1964) Waldorf Astoria Bar Book
Cowdery C.K (2204) Bourbon, Straight: The Uncut and Unfiltered Story of American Whiskey
DeGroff. D (2003) The Craft of the Cocktail
Deighton. L (1964) Drinks-Man-Ship
Difford. S (latest edition) Diffords Guide to Cocktails
Difford. S (2002) Drink and Drinking
Embury. D. A (1862) The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks
Freeth. A. W (2009) Professional Bartending
Hamlin. K (2005) Bartenders Guide
Hessayon. Dr D.G (2002) The fruit expert
Hessayon. Dr D.G (2002) The vegetable & herb expert
Johnson. H (1900) Bartenders Manual
Lawlor. C. F (1884) The Mixicologist
McElhone (1927) Barflies and Cocktails
Murray. J (2005) Whiskey Bible 2005: Over 2500 Whiskeys Tasted, Evaluated and Rated
Savoy (1999) Savoy Cocktail Book
Schumann. C (1995) American Bar, The artistry of mixing drinks
Thomas. J (1862) Bar-tenders Guide: How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivants Companion
Terrington. W (1869) Cooling Cups and Dainty Drinks
Whiteman. K, Mathew. M (1999) The Cooks Guide To Fruit
Wondrich. D (2007) Imbibe!: From Absinthe Cocktail to Whiskey Smash, a Salute in
Stories and Drinks to “Professor” Jerry Thomas, Pioneer of the American Bar


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